This CVCe resource includes 42 word building mats to help your students practice spelling words with long a, i, o, and u spelled CVCe, also known as "magic e", "bossy e", or "silent e" words.
Word building mats for the following words are included: • Long a - cake, tape, lake, rake, wave, gate, cage, mane, cave, game, cape, maze • Long i - rice, dice, time, tire, mice, lime, dime, fire, bike, kite, vine, five, ice, dive • Long o – hose, nose, rose, mole, robe, cone, home, bone, vote, note, hole, note • Long u – cube, fuse, tune, tube, mule, tune, flute, rule
To prepare these activities, laminate the cards and cut in half if desired. Cards can also be placed in a sheet protector to prolong their use. Students will take a card, look at the picture, and build or write the word. Sound boxes are provided. Magnet letters work well for this activity, but it can also be done as a write-and-wipe activity using dry erase markers.
Recording sheets for each vowel are also included. If you do not wish to use the recording sheets, you can make these activities self-checking by writing the word on the back of the card.
I recommend going over the pictures as a whole group before doing this as an independent center activity.
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- Amanda Taylor @ Second Grade Smiles
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I have been teaching elementary school in an urban district in Massachusetts for six years. I began my career teaching in first grade and have now transitioned into second grade. I especially enjoy creating engaging book studies and center activities for my students.
I believe in providing my students with plenty of positive reinforcement and a variety of ways to access any and all academic content. My lessons incorporate authentic, hands-on, and cooperative learning experiences whenever possible, and I provide many opportunities to build reading and writing skills across all content areas.
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